Skip to main content

October 2020

KINGSVILLE (October 26, 2020) — The College of Business Administration (CBA) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host its annual Economic Forum, but this year’s will be virtual. The 10th annual Economic Forum will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3.   This year’s keynote speaker is Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar. He will talk about Navigating the Road to Recovery: An Overview of the Fiscal Health of the State and Challenges for Texas in the Upcoming 87th...

According to a newly released list by Forbes Media, Texas A&M University-Kingsville is ranked among the top 25 universities in the nation based on alumni ratings.    South Texas’ first institution of higher learning ranks 21st on the list and is one of only two Texas universities, included in the rankings, the other institution being Rice University. Topping the list are Princeton University, Yale University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.    “Our...

KINGSVILLE (October 20, 2020) — In lieu of their traditional Breast Cancer Awareness 5K, this year, Student Health and Wellness at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host the Breast Cancer Awareness Parade. This is the 20th year Student Health and Wellness will honor this cause.   Check-in for the parade will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at the intramural field parking lot on Avenue B. The parade begins at 10:15 a.m. This event is open to students, faculty, staff and...

Dr. Adnan Rajib, a first-year assistant professor of environmental engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has received a $249,968 federal grant from the United States Army Engineer Research and Development Center to fund his research. Rajib will study how natural infrastructures mediate flood hazards and water quality in America’s heart ⎼ the Mississippi River Basin.“The United States like many other parts of the world is under increasing flood risks. Traditionally,...

A team of five Texas A&M University-Kingsville students received awards and placed second at the Association for Preservation Technology International (APTI) Student Design-Build Competition. The Institute of Architectural Engineering Heritage team included Jacquelyne Garcia Torres, Architectural Engineering sophomore; John Ruiz, Mechanical Engineering junior; Maria Garcia Torres, Architectural Engineering senior, Richard J. Rowland IV, Architectural Engineering senior and the team captain;...

A planning grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) could result in a new research center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. The $40,000 grant will plan for the creation of an Advanced Extra-Planetary Remote Sensing Center, a collaborative center to implement an innovative vertical integration of research and education to create pathways for minority students from high school to graduate school and beyond. According to the NASA website, the project will support...

A Texas A&M University-Kingsville student who was recently recognized for her service to fellow veterans on campus, will speak at the annual Texas Veteran Higher Education Symposium on Oct. 14. Shae Diehl received the Texas A&M System’s Student Veteran Excellence Award in May 2020. She is currently a senior geology major and the president of the university’s Student Veterans Association, where she is well-known for working overtime to help connect veterans to the services they...

  BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Blue lights will shine bright on Texas A&M University System campuses across Texas on Monday in recognition of World Teachers’ Day. The 11 universities in the A&M System, the RELLIS Campus in Bryan and the Texas A&M Health Sciences Center Dallas campus will illuminate a total of 30 iconic buildings and landmarks. “We want to celebrate World Teachers’ Day in a big way all across Texas this year,” said Elaine Mendoza, Chairman...

Renowned South Texas Chicana artist Santa Barraza and civil rights activist and communitarian Mike Lopez will be honored at Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s annual Tejano Heritage Awards Ceremony, Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Memorial Student Union Building on campus. At 2 p.m., Texas A&M-Kingsville President Mark Hussey will present the awards during a virtual ceremony and a reception will follow. The link for the presentation is:...

Armando P. Ibanez, Director of Radio, Television and Film at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, is one of 12 film directors selected to participate in a series of 10 workshops alongside Hollywood directors. The series which will be held via Zoom, is entitled Directors Class, to be led by two noted directors and former instructors at The American Film Institute, Gloria Gifford and Brian Dannelly. Dannelly served as executive producer and director in a number of television series, including In...

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is listed among other top-rated schools when it comes to music. Downbeat magazine, a music publication devoted to Jazz, included the School of Music in its Student Music Guide: Where to Study Jazz 2021. The university is the only Bachelor of Music degree in Performance with an Emphasis in Jazz Studies in South Texas, south of San Antonio. “Many high schools in South Texas have jazz programs to include big bands and combos,” said Dr. Paul Hageman,...

Nicholas Bishop, a Texas A&M University-Kingsville graduate student, was awarded a Texas Space Grant Consortium Fellowship from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) .   Texas Space Grant Consortium Fellowships have been established to encourage graduate study in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, NASA’s website states. Each award of $5,000 is good for one year and will supplement half-time graduate support or fellowship provided by a...

B.S. in Agribusiness offered in Bryan at RELLIS Campus Texas A&M University-Kingsville has joined other universities in the Texas A&M-System by offering degree programs in Bryan, Texas at the RELLIS campus. This year, A&M-Kingsville is excited to offer a new program there, a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness. This Bachelor of Science degree program will provide a major in Agribusiness with applied educational training emphasized in courses such as: agribusiness management, food and...

News Archives